New Zealand cancelled the tour simply earlier than the beginning of the primary ODI right here, citing a safety risk which the host board insisted didn’t exist.
This was New Zealand’s first tour of Pakistan in 18 years and the sequence comprised three ODIs and 5 T20 Internationals.
“Crazy day it has been! Feel so sorry for the fans and our players. Walking out of the tour by taking a unilateral approach on a security threat is very frustrating. Especially when it’s not shared!! Which world is NZ living in??NZ will hear us at ICC,” Raja tweeted.
Crazy day it has been! Feel so sorry for the followers and our gamers. Walking out of the tour by taking a unilateral… https://t.co/5Nh8WbmVN7
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) 1631878569000
New Zealand Cricket chief govt David White issued a press release to say that it was merely not potential to proceed with the tour given the recommendation he was receiving from his authorities. The Black Caps have been right here since September 11.
It stays to be seen how a lot affect PCB’s enchantment at the ICC evokes as the sport’s governing physique is presently being chaired by a New Zealander in Greg Barclay.